Peter Warshall, Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, Joanne Kyger, and Tom Raworth reading, June, 1999.
A reading with Naropa faculty members Joanne Kyger, Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, Tom Raworth, and Peter Warshall. Many of the readings are dedicated to friends who have passed on, including Naropa teacher Rick Fields. Joanne Kyger reads from her history of the Buddhist teacher Naropa as well as a poem by Rick Fields. Dodie Bellamy reads from "The letters of Mina Harker." Kevin Killian reads his poetry including some poems written in response to the AIDS epidemic. British poet Tom Raworth reads his work, including "Crowded with odious passengers," and poems from his recent book Meadow. He plays a piece of music created by writing a poem called "Poem poem" on the mechanism of a music box. Peter Warshall reads entries from his journal about the deaths of three friends. (Continues on 99P008)
Run time 1:33:35